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Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)
US diplomat & reformer [more author details]
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A woman is like a tea bag- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.
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Eleanor Roosevelt
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
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Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.
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Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
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Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
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I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on.
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Eleanor Roosevelt
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
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If someone betrays you once, itís their fault; if they betray you twice, itís your fault.
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It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.
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Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
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Eleanor Roosevelt
Learn from the mistakes of others. You canít live long enough to make them all yourself.
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Eleanor Roosevelt
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
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One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.
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The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
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You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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Eleanor Roosevelt, 'This Is My Story,' 1937
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
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Eleanor Roosevelt, My Day

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Showing quotations 1 to 17 of 17 total
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